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The most fundamental factors in political thoughts of Zia Aldin Barani
Roghayeh Ebrahimi
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Zia Aldin Barani (1285-1352), Muslim scientist of Toghloghid kings era wrote the first works in the style of Iranian advice books and in those announced his political, social and economic thoughts. Besides he was the first Muslim thinker in subcontinent who came up with the idea of paradox between Islamic and Iranian visions on government and tried to solve it.
According to Baranie’s persistence to identify different political thoughts, in this article the writer has tried to make the main factors of his political thought clear and describe their consequences and achievements.  The fact that against vast influence of Barani on Iranian theoreticians and his efforts to conduct these ideas to India, his character was rarely noticed by Iranian researchers and it makes this article very prominent. 
By studying Barani’s important books and researching rare articles about him to find proper answer about doubts in his political thoughts, proves that he was an affective partner factor in conducting behavior of great Muslim rulers and thoughts of theoreticians like Ghazzali and Farabi to India.
This article also describes Barani visions on governance, justice, law and nature of humanity as main factors of political thought as its main achievement and meanwhile announces his theories about giving a higher priority to Iranian method of governance than Islamic traditions as a way to combine these two paradoxical methods.
Keywords: political thoughts, Zia Aldin Barani, Kings of Delhi, Ruling sentences, (Fatwas).
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Islamic History
Received: 2017/08/22 | Accepted: 2017/08/22 | Published: 2017/08/22

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